Hello everyone and welcome to the fourth episode of the BBC radio drama starring Shaun Evans. This is a new BBC Radio 4 drama starring Shaun Evans. It can be found, as can subsequent episodes, on the BBC website. I am uploading the episodes as I am not sure if the BBC website can be accessed by everyone around the globe.
This is the first of I think of five episodes. Enjoy.
Adapted from Leïla Slimani’s international bestseller, winner of France’s prestigious Prix Goncourt.
When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her music producer husband Paul look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise – a quiet, polite and devoted woman who captivates the children, cleans the family’s chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint and hosts enviable birthday parties.
But as the couple’s dependence on their nanny increases, their idyllic domesticity is shattered.
By Leïla Slimani
Adapted for radio by Hattie Naylor from the translation by Sam Taylor
Louise ….. Christine Bottomley
Myriam ….. Laila Alj
Paul ….. Shaun Evans
Mila ….. Beatrice Butler
Wafa ….. Lara Sawalha
Emma ….. Liz Sutherland-Lim
Mme Bernard ….. Jane Slavin
Adam ….. Leo Layton-McClean
Emergency services ….. Céline Fuhrer
Emergency services ….. Cédric Moreau
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